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ART OF ICE
NAKAYA UKICHIRO MUSEUM OF SNOW AND ICE| 加賀市中谷宇吉郎雪の科学館

Dr. Ukichiro Nakaya (1900-1962) is renowned for his research on snow, and for being the first to create artificial snowflakes. The museum, dedicated to the life and research of the physicist and science writer, and to foster a deeper understanding of snow and ice, is housed in architecture by Arata Isozaki.

Address : i-106 Ushiozu-machi, Kaga-shi, Ishikawa 922-0411

Phone : +81-761-75-3323

Region : Ishikawa | Kaga

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Official Site : Link

Admission : Adults : ¥500 / Seniors aged 75 and over : ¥250 / High school students and younger : Free

Hours : 9:00 to 17:00 (Last entry 30 mins before closing)
Closed on Wednesday (Open if Wednesday is a national holiday)

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